The first trailer for the movie Stronger was released today. The film stars Jake Gyllenhaal as Boston Marathon bombing survivor Jeff Bauman. Based off his autobiography, the movie follows Bauman’s recovery after losing both of his legs while waiting for his girlfriend (played by Tatiana Maslany) at the end of the 2013 race. The emotional trailer follows how Bauman transitioned to his new life, first with difficulty, but ultimately accepting his status as an inspirational figure.
Watch the trailer above. Stronger opens in theaters on Sept. 22, 2017.